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Mail::Box::Net(3pm)   User Contributed Perl Documentation  Mail::Box::Net(3pm)



NAME
       Mail::Box::Net - handle folders which are stored remote.

INHERITANCE
        Mail::Box::Net
          is a Mail::Box
          is a Mail::Reporter

        Mail::Box::Net is extended by
          Mail::Box::IMAP4
          Mail::Box::POP3

SYNOPSIS
        # Do not instantiate this object directly

DESCRIPTION
       At the moment, this object is extended by

       o   Mail::Box::POP3

           Implements the POP3 protocol.

       o   Mail::Box::IMAP4

           Implements the IMAP4 protocol.  UNDER DEVELOPMENT

OVERLOADED
       overload: ""

           See "OVERLOADED" in Mail::Box

       overload: @{}

           See "OVERLOADED" in Mail::Box

       overload: cmp

           See "OVERLOADED" in Mail::Box

METHODS
       Constructors

       Mail::Box::Net->new(OPTIONS)

        Option           --Defined in     --Default
        access             Mail::Box        'r'
        body_delayed_type  Mail::Box        Mail::Message::Body::Delayed
        body_type          Mail::Box        Mail::Message::Body::Lines
        coerce_options     Mail::Box        []
        create             Mail::Box        <false>
        extract            Mail::Box        10240
        field_type         Mail::Box        undef
        fix_headers        Mail::Box        <false>
        folder             Mail::Box        '/'
        folderdir          Mail::Box        <not used>
        head_delayed_type  Mail::Box        Mail::Message::Head::Delayed
        head_type          Mail::Box        Mail::Message::Head::Complete
        keep_dups          Mail::Box        <false>
        lock_file          Mail::Box        undef
        lock_timeout       Mail::Box        1 hour
        lock_type          Mail::Box        'NONE'
        lock_wait          Mail::Box        10 seconds
        locker             Mail::Box        undef
        log                Mail::Reporter   'WARNINGS'
        manager            Mail::Box        undef
        message_type       Mail::Box        Mail::Box::Message
        multipart_type     Mail::Box        Mail::Message::Body::Multipart
        password                            undef
        remove_when_empty  Mail::Box        <false>
        save_on_exit       Mail::Box        <true>
        server_name                         undef
        server_port                         undef
        trace              Mail::Reporter   'WARNINGS'
        trusted            Mail::Box        <false>
        username                            undef

           . access => MODE

           . body_delayed_type => CLASS

           . body_type => CLASS|CODE

           . coerce_options => ARRAY

           . create => BOOLEAN

           . extract => INTEGER | CODE | METHOD | 'LAZY'|'ALWAYS'

           . field_type => CLASS

           . fix_headers => BOOLEAN

           . folder => FOLDERNAME

           . folderdir => DIRECTORY

           . head_delayed_type => CLASS

           . head_type => CLASS

           . keep_dups => BOOLEAN

           . lock_file => FILENAME

           . lock_timeout => SECONDS

           . lock_type => CLASS|STRING|ARRAY

           . lock_wait => SECONDS

           . locker => OBJECT

           . log => LEVEL

           . manager => MANAGER

           . message_type => CLASS

           . multipart_type => CLASS

           . password => STRING

               The password which is required to contact the remote server.

           . remove_when_empty => BOOLEAN

           . save_on_exit => BOOLEAN

           . server_name => HOSTNAME

               The name of the host which contains the remote mail server.

           . server_port => INTEGER

               Port number in use by the server application.

           . trace => LEVEL

           . trusted => BOOLEAN

           . username => STRING

               The username which is to be used for the remote server.

       The folder

       $obj->addMessage(MESSAGE, OPTIONS)

           See "The folder" in Mail::Box

       $obj->addMessages(MESSAGE [, MESSAGE, ...])

           See "The folder" in Mail::Box

       Mail::Box::Net->appendMessages(OPTIONS)

           See "The folder" in Mail::Box

       $obj->close(OPTIONS)

           See "The folder" in Mail::Box

       $obj->copyTo(FOLDER, OPTIONS)

           See "The folder" in Mail::Box

       $obj->delete(OPTIONS)

           See "The folder" in Mail::Box

       $obj->folderdir([DIRECTORY])

           Not applicatable for folders on a remote server, so will always
           return the "undef".

       $obj->name

           See "The folder" in Mail::Box

       $obj->organization

           See "The folder" in Mail::Box

       $obj->size

           See "The folder" in Mail::Box

       $obj->type

           See "The folder" in Mail::Box

       $obj->update(OPTIONS)

           See "The folder" in Mail::Box

       $obj->url

           See "The folder" in Mail::Box

       Folder flags

       $obj->access

           See "Folder flags" in Mail::Box

       $obj->isModified

           See "Folder flags" in Mail::Box

       $obj->modified([BOOLEAN])

           See "Folder flags" in Mail::Box

       $obj->writable

           See "Folder flags" in Mail::Box

       The messages

       $obj->current([NUMBER|MESSAGE|MESSAGE-ID])

           See "The messages" in Mail::Box

       $obj->find(MESSAGE-ID)

           See "The messages" in Mail::Box

       $obj->findFirstLabeled(LABEL, [BOOLEAN, [ARRAY-OF-MSGS]])

           See "The messages" in Mail::Box

       $obj->message(INDEX [,MESSAGE])

           See "The messages" in Mail::Box

       $obj->messageId(MESSAGE-ID [,MESSAGE])

           See "The messages" in Mail::Box

       $obj->messageIds

           See "The messages" in Mail::Box

       $obj->messages(['ALL',RANGE,'ACTIVE','DELETED',LABEL,!LABEL,FILTER])

           See "The messages" in Mail::Box

       $obj->nrMessages(OPTIONS)

           See "The messages" in Mail::Box

       $obj->scanForMessages(MESSAGE, MESSAGE-IDS, TIMESPAN, WINDOW)

           See "The messages" in Mail::Box

       Sub-folders

       $obj->listSubFolders(OPTIONS)

       Mail::Box::Net->listSubFolders(OPTIONS)

           See "Sub-folders" in Mail::Box

       $obj->nameOfSubFolder(SUBNAME, [PARENTNAME])

       Mail::Box::Net->nameOfSubFolder(SUBNAME, [PARENTNAME])

           See "Sub-folders" in Mail::Box

       $obj->openRelatedFolder(OPTIONS)

           See "Sub-folders" in Mail::Box

       $obj->openSubFolder(SUBNAME, OPTIONS)

           See "Sub-folders" in Mail::Box

       $obj->topFolderWithMessages

       Mail::Box::Net->topFolderWithMessages

           See "Sub-folders" in Mail::Box

       Internals

       $obj->coerce(MESSAGE, OPTIONS)

           See "Internals" in Mail::Box

       $obj->create(FOLDER, OPTIONS)

       Mail::Box::Net->create(FOLDER, OPTIONS)

           Create a new folder on the remote server.

            Option   --Defined in--Default
            folderdir  Mail::Box   <not used>

           . folderdir => DIRECTORY

       $obj->determineBodyType(MESSAGE, HEAD)

           See "Internals" in Mail::Box

       Mail::Box::Net->foundIn([FOLDERNAME], OPTIONS)

           See "Internals" in Mail::Box

       $obj->lineSeparator([STRING|'CR'|'LF'|'CRLF'])

           See "Internals" in Mail::Box

       $obj->locker

           See "Internals" in Mail::Box

       $obj->read(OPTIONS)

           See "Internals" in Mail::Box

       $obj->readMessages(OPTIONS)

           See "Internals" in Mail::Box

       $obj->storeMessage(MESSAGE)

           See "Internals" in Mail::Box

       $obj->toBeThreaded(MESSAGES)

           See "Internals" in Mail::Box

       $obj->toBeUnthreaded(MESSAGES)

           See "Internals" in Mail::Box

       $obj->updateMessages(OPTIONS)

           See "Internals" in Mail::Box

       $obj->write(OPTIONS)

           See "Internals" in Mail::Box

       $obj->writeMessages(OPTIONS)

           See "Internals" in Mail::Box

       Other methods

       $obj->timespan2seconds(TIME)

       Mail::Box::Net->timespan2seconds(TIME)

           See "Other methods" in Mail::Box

       Error handling

       $obj->AUTOLOAD

           See "Error handling" in Mail::Reporter

       $obj->addReport(OBJECT)

           See "Error handling" in Mail::Reporter

       $obj->defaultTrace([LEVEL]|[LOGLEVEL, TRACELEVEL]|[LEVEL, CALLBACK])

       Mail::Box::Net->defaultTrace([LEVEL]|[LOGLEVEL, TRACELEVEL]|[LEVEL,
       CALLBACK])

           See "Error handling" in Mail::Reporter

       $obj->errors

           See "Error handling" in Mail::Reporter

       $obj->log([LEVEL [,STRINGS]])

       Mail::Box::Net->log([LEVEL [,STRINGS]])

           See "Error handling" in Mail::Reporter

       $obj->logPriority(LEVEL)

       Mail::Box::Net->logPriority(LEVEL)

           See "Error handling" in Mail::Reporter

       $obj->logSettings

           See "Error handling" in Mail::Reporter

       $obj->notImplemented

           See "Error handling" in Mail::Reporter

       $obj->report([LEVEL])

           See "Error handling" in Mail::Reporter

       $obj->reportAll([LEVEL])

           See "Error handling" in Mail::Reporter

       $obj->trace([LEVEL])

           See "Error handling" in Mail::Reporter

       $obj->warnings

           See "Error handling" in Mail::Reporter

       Cleanup

       $obj->DESTROY

           See "Cleanup" in Mail::Box

       $obj->inGlobalDestruction

           See "Cleanup" in Mail::Reporter

DETAILS
DIAGNOSTICS
       Warning: Changes not written to read-only folder $self.

           You have opened the folder read-only --which is the default set by
           new(access)--, made modifications, and now want to close it.  Set
           close(force) if you want to overrule the access mode, or close the
           folder with close(write) set to "NEVER".

       Error: Copying failed for one message.

           For some reason, for instance disc full, removed by external
           process, or read-protection, it is impossible to copy one of the
           messages.  Copying will proceed for the other messages.

       Error: Destination folder $name is not writable.

           The folder where the messages are copied to is not opened with
           write access (see new(access)).  This has no relation with write
           permission to the folder which is controled by your operating
           system.

       Warning: Different messages with id $msgid

           The message id is discovered more than once within the same folder,
           but the content of the message seems to be different.  This should
           not be possible: each message must be unique.

       Error: Folder $name is opened read-only

           You can not write to this folder unless you have opened the folder
           to write or append with new(access), or the "force" option is set
           true.

       Error: Folder $name not deleted: not writable.

           The folder must be opened with write access via new(access),
           otherwise removing it will be refused.  So, you may have write-
           access according to the operating system, but that will not
           automatically mean that this "delete" method permits you to.  The
           reverse remark is valid as well.

       Error: Invalid timespan '$timespan' specified.

           The string does not follow the strict rules of the time span syntax
           which is permitted as parameter.

       Warning: Message-id '$msgid' does not contain a domain.

           According to the RFCs, message-ids need to contain a unique random
           part, then an "@", and then a domain name.  This is made to avoid
           the creation of two messages with the same id.  The warning emerges
           when the "@" is missing from the string.

       Error: Package $package does not implement $method.

           Fatal error: the specific package (or one of its superclasses) does
           not implement this method where it should. This message means that
           some other related classes do implement this method however the
           class at hand does not.  Probably you should investigate this and
           probably inform the author of the package.

       Error: Unable to create subfolder $name of $folder.

           The copy includes the subfolders, but for some reason it was not
           possible to copy one of these.  Copying will proceed for all other
           sub-folders.

       Error: Writing folder $name failed

           For some reason (you probably got more error messages about this
           problem) it is impossible to write the folder, although you should
           because there were changes made.

SEE ALSO
       This module is part of Mail-Box distribution version 2.082, built on
       April 28, 2008. Website: http://perl.overmeer.net/mailbox/

LICENSE
       Copyrights 2001-2008 by Mark Overmeer. For other contributors see
       ChangeLog.

       This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
       under the same terms as Perl itself.  See
       http://www.perl.com/perl/misc/Artistic.html



perl v5.10.0                      2008-04-28               Mail::Box::Net(3pm)